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    Nicolai ION 16 Set-Up Database

    Nicolai ION 16 owners please post your setups.

    Potential owners view, compare, drool & gain insight etc!

    Nicolai Linky

    Also "no flames please" you can do that on other posts or create a new one if you need to vent, let this be an information data base to assist not to attack or hinder. We can hopefully build a great source of valuable information.

    Post pictures of your build also......

    Riding terrain conditions:

    * Rider height, weight, ride style e.g XC, endurance,trail, hucker etc

    * Frame, Size, & Color:
    * Fork:
    * Shock, i2i, stroke
    * Brakes:
    * Pedals:
    * Stem:
    * Handlebar:
    * Seatpost:
    * Saddle:
    * Chain:
    * Headset:
    * Grips:
    * Front Tire:
    * Front Rim/ Spokes:
    * Front Hub/Skewer:
    * Rear Tire:
    * Rear Rim/ Spokes:
    * Cables:
    * Misc:
    * Overall Weight:
    The_Lecht_Rocks: whafe - cheeers - may i offer an official apology for the wagon wheeler "dis-belief"

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    ***klick for 3750x2455***

    * 190cm, 82kg geared up, aggresive trail/enduro, light FR/DH

    * Large RAW + titanium extra love
    * 2011 Lyrik RC2DH RAW
    * X-Fusion Vector Air HLR (alt. RS Monarch+ RC3 custom shim)
    * Brakes: Formula T1 polished/red 203/180
    * BB: Reset Racing Hollowtech2 titanium-elox
    * Cranks: Shimano XT / Specialties TA 22/36 / Carbon-Ti Bolts
    * Pedals: HT-AE01 modded with alu pins
    * Stem: Syntace Megaforce2 60mm
    * Handlebar: Syntace Vector Carbon @ 760mm, 35mm rise, 12
    * Seatpost: Thomson Masterpiece
    * Clamp: KCNC QR
    * Saddle: Bioflex Carbon
    * X.9 mid cage + X.0 trigger
    * SLX front mech
    * Chain: SRAM PC991 xstep
    * Headset: Reset Racing Flatstack A4 titanium-elox
    * Grips: Ergon GA1
    * Front Tire: 2,35 Hans Dampf TL Trailstar
    * Front Rim/ Spokes: Light-Bicycles Carbon clincher 24 / Sapim CX-Ray
    * Front Hub/Skewer: Sun Ringle straight-pull
    * Rear Tire: 2,35 Hans Dampf TL Pacestar
    * Rear Rim/ Spokes: Light-Bicycles Carbon clincher 24 HD-version / Sapim CX-Ray/Race
    * Cables: Shimano SP-41
    * Misc: milled the front mech clamp, de-anodized and polished / PM inserts made of 7075 / black brake levers and clamps de-anodized and polished / Ti- and Alu screws
    * Overall Weight: 13.2kg (29.1lb)



    What can I say.. after 3 months of riding it and getting the minor glitches worked out I'm really loving it! Good performance for cruising and going up and immaculate downhill prowess. My Ion 20 is gonna be standing around unused quite a bit now and will have to wait for the really hard tracks as in PdS etc....
    Last edited by raschaa; 06-19-2013 at 04:32 AM.

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    Nicolai ION 16 Set-Up Database-ion_16.jpg

    * Frame: Large Raw frame, black Decals
    * Fork: Deville 160 TRC
    * Shock: BOS Vip'R, 216x63
    * Brakes: XTR 985 Levers on Saint 810 Calipers
    * Pedals: Point One Podium
    * Stem: Renthal 50mm
    * Handlebar: Easton Havoc Carbon 750
    * Seatpost: Reverb Stealth 31.6 150mm
    * Saddle: Chromag Moon
    * Chain: Shimano XTR
    * Headset: Hope Integral
    * Grips: ODI Troy Lee
    * Front Tire: Hans Dampf 2.35 Trailstar
    * Wheels: Mavic Crossmax SX
    * Rear Tire: Hans Dampf 2.35 Trailstar
    * Cables: Alligator
    * Misc: XTR crank/mech, MRP Lopes guide, Renthal 32t ring, XTR 11-36 Cassette
    * Overall Weight:31lbs
    Last edited by honourablegeorge; 06-28-2013 at 12:45 AM.

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    That is ace

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    * 166cm, 60kg, AM, Enduro

    * Frame, Size, & Color: Nicolai ION 16, Small, Black Ano w/ red Extra love and white decals
    * Fork: Fox 36 160 TALAS RC2 2013
    * Shock, i2i, stroke: Rock Shox Monarch Plus 216x63
    * Brakes: Formula T1 w/ red Formula Floating rotors (F203 / R185)
    * Pedals: Superstar ULTRA Mag CNC Pedals + Ti Axle (Black & Red Pins)
    * Stem: Syntace Megarforce 2 40mm
    * Handlebar: Race Face SIXC 785mm
    * Seatpost: Roch Shox Reverb Stealth 31.6x380 125mm
    * Saddle: Specialized Henge Expert
    * Chain: SRAM XX1
    * Headset: Reset Racing Flatstack
    * Grips: Race Face Half Nelson (Red)
    * Front Tire: Maxxis HighRoller II 26x2.3 EXO, TR
    * Front Rim/ Spokes: Stan's NoTubes Arch EX 26" (StraigtPull)
    * Front Hub/Skewer: Hope Pro II Evo 20mm
    * Rear Tire: Maxxis Ardent 26x2.25 EXO
    * Rear Rim/ Spokes: Stan's NoTubes Arch EX 26" (StraightPull)
    * Rear Hub/Skewer: Hope Pro II Evo 142x12mm
    * Misc: SRAM XX1 crankset w/ 28t chainring, Reset Racing GXPLite BB, XX1 rear deraileur, XX1 cassette (10-42), XX1 shifter, CarbonTi X-Clamp 3 34.9 (Red)
    * Overall Weight: 13.2 kg
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    Beautiful.

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    little update to my Nicolai Ion16...





    and a KS Lev Integra dropper post...

    unfortunately no ride time on it yet... what caught me a bit offguard was the PM7 brake mounts... the "smoked chrome" suits the RAW just perfect.

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    Quote Originally Posted by raschaa View Post
    little update to my Nicolai Ion16...





    and a KS Lev Integra dropper post...

    unfortunately no ride time on it yet... what caught me a bit offguard was the PM7 brake mounts... the "smoked chrome" suits the RAW just perfect.
    Looks great! What travel do you have the Metric set at?

    Cheers,
    "I Like the Cut of His Jib"

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    its at 160mm

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    I've not seen the Metric fork before now. It looks ace.

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